bioinformatics chat

How 23andMe finds identical-by-descent segments with William Freyman (#52)

October 27, 2020

In this episode Will Freyman talks about identity-by-descent (IBD): how it’s used at 23andMe, and how the templated positional Burrows-Wheeler transform can find IBD segments in the presence of genotyping and phasing errors.

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Music: Eric Skiff — Come and Find Me (modified, licensed under CC BY 4.0).